Brands continue to come up big for Signet
Names like Neil Lane, Le Vian and Vera Wang remain the main sales drivers for Signet Jewelers, which is in the process of transforming the sales floor of its Kay Jewelers stores into a series of branded boutiques.
Same-store sales soar, losses narrow for Birks
Following a tough fiscal year, specialty jeweler Birks Group Inc. has rebounded with a strong second quarter and first half, driven by watch sales and an increase in average ticket, number of transactions and store traffic.
Online spending to reach $61B this holiday season
Though Comscore Inc. is predicting double-digit gains for
online spending this holiday, the digital metrics firm notes that wage
stagnation and lack of discretionary income among the middle class could
weigh on the season.
Which retailers will be open on Thanksgiving Day?
Though turkey day is becoming increasingly popular for shopping, the backlash from employees who miss family time has caused some stores to take a stand against it. Specialty jeweler Rogers & Hollands is one of them.